Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Loudon, M. (2016). A Platform Studies Approach to the Role of Technology in the ICTD Ecosystem: The SMS in m4d Interventions. Information Technology for Development. full article

Loudon, M. (2014). “Research in the wild” in online communities: Reddit’s resistance to SOPA. First Monday, 19(2).

Loudon, M., & Mazumdar, B. T. (2013). Media representations of technology in Egypt’s 2011 pro-democracy protests. Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, 34(1), 50–67. doi:10.1080/02560054.2013.767424 full article

Loudon, M., & Rivett, U. (2011). Enacting Openness in ICT4D Research. Information Technologies & International Development, 7(1), 33-46. full article

Loudon, M. (2010). ICTs as an opportunity structure in Southern social movements: A case study of the Treatment Action Campaign in South Africa. Information, Communication and Society, 13(1). link

Vanmeulebrouk, B., Rivett, U., Ricketts, A., and Loudon, M., 2008. Open source GIS for HIV/AIDS management. International Journal of Health Geographics, 7(1), 53. link

Book chapters

Loudon, M., & Mazumdar, B. T. (2014). Media representations of technology in Egypt’s 2011 pro-democracy protests. In Paterson, Chris (Ed.), Journalism and Social Media in Africa: Studies in Innovation and Transformation. London, UK: Routledge.

Loudon, M., & Rivett, U. (2014). Enacting Openness in ICT4D Research. In M. Smith & K. Reilly (Eds.), Open Development: Networked Innovations in International Development (pp. 53–78). MIT Press. entire book pdf

Conference presentations

Loudon, M. (2013). Mobiles and Migration: Global Data on Immigrant Population and Mobile Subscriptions. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies and Development: Notes - Volume 2 (pp. 73–75). New York, NY, USA: ACM. doi:10.1145/2517899.2517917 full paper data and code

Loudon, M. (2012). Network power in the negotiations and resistance to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). Presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Diego, April 2012. draft

Loudon, M., & Rivett, U. (2010). Methods and conceptual tools for success in local government information systems. Presented at IDIA 2010, Cape Town, South Africa. draft

Loudon, M., Ajmal, T., Rivett, U., De Jager, D., Bain, R., Matthews, R., and Gundry, S. (2009) A 'human-in-the-loop' mobile image recognition application for rapid scanning of water quality test results. In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Expressive Interactions for Sustainability and Empowerment, London, 29-30 October 2009. full paper

Brown, S., Loudon, M., Sharpey-Schaefer, K. and Rivett, U. (2007) The Delivery of ARV Dispensing Software: Lessons Learnt from Four Pharmacies in South Africa. In Proceedings of the IST Africa 2007 Conference, Mozambique, 9-11 May 2007.

Loudon, M., Rivett, U. and Richards, T. (2006). Open Source GIS and Mobile Devices for Water Demand Management. In Proceedings of the 2nd Community Informatics For Developing Countries Conference, Cape Town, 31 August - 1 September 2006.

Other articles

Loudon, M. (2010). Book Review: Defiant Images: Photography and Apartheid South Africa. International Journal of Communication, 4(2010). link

Rivett, U., & Loudon, M. (2010). Learning to succeed at e-government. Interactions17(4), 30-33. link